Maybe you knew that Karpov vs Korchnoi was one of the greatest rivalries of all time, but did you know “Harry the h-pawn” played a big part in the outcome?
GM Simon Williams continues his exciting attacking series with a lesson on how the great Karpov used his wing pawn to destroy a Dragon Sicilian. | Watch video
GM Gawain Jones used the Sicilian Dragon to pull off an upset win against Yu Yangyi.
Learn how Jones was able to reach an extremely complicated endgame and how he won it with analysis by IM Keaton Kiewra. | Watch video
How did Gawain Jones beat one of the hottest upcoming chess stars, Yu Yangyi? By using the fiery Sicilian Dragon as Black.
IM Keaton Kiewra shows you how Jones employed his Dragon during this year’s Tradewise Gibraltar tournament. | Watch video
How can you turn a dragon into your pet?
IM Keaton Kiewra just finished a marathon of chess tournaments, and he is back with a new lesson on how to use one of Black’s most aggressive openings to play a stronger opponent.
Learn how Keaton took on the tournament’s top seed as Black in this sharp and popular Sicilian Dragon. | Watch video
Do the world’s best players ever lose in about 20 moves? When they played against Tal, they did.
FM Alisa Melekhina shows you four quick and brilliant games by the great attacking master.
Watch how Tal conjures decisive combinations seemingly out of thin air in these four amazing games.
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How does Bobby Fischer’s Yugoslav attack compare to a modern game between two super GMs?
FM Todd Andrews shows you the similarities and differences between the Fischer game from part one and a more recent instructive Sicilian Dragon game by GMs Shirov and Topalov.
Learn how to take notes on opening traps, patterns, transpositions, and structure in this enlightening video. | Watch video
FM Todd Andrews teaches you how to learn an opening from scratch.
Once you’ve chosen which opening to play, what’s the best way to learn it? FM Andrews shows you tips, tricks, and study methods to improve your chosen opening.
In this video, learn how to play the ferocious Yugoslav Attack in the Dragon Variation from one of the fiercest Sicilian players of all time, Bobby Fischer. | Watch video
You've seen Danny Rensch's take, now see Keaton Kiewra's attempt to send his fellow IM to "ouch town." This four-game blitz match features four uncompromising openings: a Dragon with a shock mate, a Nimzo with an early and unexpected pawn sac, and a few more crazy Sicilian middlegames. Listening to chess masters' thoughts while they play is like seeing the hole cards of poker players. It's also like that Mel Gibson movie where he hears all the thoughts of others! | Watch video
After playing a longer time control with him last week, now IM Danny Resnch tries to enact revenge on IM Keaton Kiewra in a series of 3+1 matches. Game one featured a shock checkmate, but no mate should ever really be unexpected in the Dragon. Hear the live analysis by Rensch as he takes you through his decision making. The match got so gripping, they continued playing after their planned series of three games. So today it is buy 3, get 1 free at Chess.com! | Watch video
The first game to finish in the USCL Finals was also the best. Longtime board one for the Miami Sharks, GM Julio Becerra, gets his team ahead 1-0 en route to their first ever league title. The game is a straightforward Dragon - "Sac, sac, mate" as GM Yermolinsky reminds. GM Tamaz Gelashvili did not counter with ...h5 and his attack fell one move short. That's all it takes in such a double-edged opening. | Watch video